Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Tue Jan 20 19:25:23 UTC 2009

No value judgements, please!

At 1/20/2009 11:34 AM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>Add "simple humorous ditty" to the expanding def.?
>2006 Michael Patrick Tryon _Seabee Diver_ (Bloomington, Ind.: AuthorHouse)
>p. 288: The crew sang, "Yo ho blow the man down." [17 verses given, with
>refrains]...The limerick enlivened their spirits.
>The American Dialect Society -

The American Dialect Society -

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